You may have heard that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently upgraded the risk for radon from moderate to high in 12 different counties in our state. We now have a uniform, high-risk for radon in all 64 counties in Colorado. It’s all well and good to know that there is a high-risk for radon in our state, but it is important for you to understand exactly what that means for you. The answer is a pretty simple one, it means that you need to get your home tested for radon.
Get Your Home Tested For Radon
Radon is impossible to find on your own because it is invisible and completely odorless. Radon, which is emitted by uranium, often gets released in the air outside our homes. The problem starts to happen when radon seeps into our homes through loose fitting pipes, cracks and sump pumps. Since each home is different, you can’t rely on your neighbor’s radon test –it is imperative that you get one for your own home. Loveland radon testing is the only way for you to know if you are exposing your family to this life-threatening gas.
You might be wondering what will happen if your home does have dangerous radon levels. You don’t have to start packing your bags just yet, radon mitigation may be able lower the levels in your home. There are many different methods of radon mitigation, and the method that your contractor chooses will depend on your home and the levels of radiation in your home.
Radon levels are steadily rising in our state. The number one weapon that you have in your arsenal to protect your family is a radon test. Don’t wait until it’s too late, give us a call today to schedule your Loveland home inspection.